☀️ AMAZON STUDIOS spending bender - 2 big film deals, ScarJo does TV... and it's only Tuesday
Will Smith does The Daily Show / MGM TV, AMC heads depart / LEGENDARY gets new film deal at SONY
Mornin! This is Sean McNulty (connect with me on LinkedIn here if ya like), and here’s the Hollywood + Media news to know on TUESDAY November 29, 2022.
So who had “The Daily Show” in the Will Smith first big TV interview pool? OSCARS talk starts around 10 mins.
PLUS: PAR+ and PLUTO will livestream a METALLICA concert on Fri Dec 16 in the US & CAN from the MICROSOFT THEATER in LA, “Metallica Presents: The Helping Hands Concert”. Will also stream on YT. Brand new song and album info down at the end today.
AND: Here are your GOTHAM AWARDS winners.
ALSO: If you didn’t check out this piece from Nicole LaPorte here at The Ankler yesterday on the state of being a producer in 2022, I couldn’t recommend it more. Well. Maybe finish this newsletter first… I mean it’s already open. Ok fine 🙄.
IN TODAY’S EDITION:
Apparently no division at AMAZON got a THANKSGIVING break - Tyler Perry gets a movie deal (the 4th one’s free #CyberMonday), Scarlett Johansson makes her first TV deal, and they win a Channing Tatum auction. Although no deal for Mark Burnett, he’s leaving the tribe.
Inside the details of LEGENDARY moving their film deal to SONY, although financing is not a part of it
AMC NETWORKS head is out… after just 3 months, and budget austerity is hitting SHOWTIME
Iger greets the
employeescast members - a few things of note, PENSKE buys another festival and more.